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Old Mancunian Events

For more information about any of the events below, please contact Jane Graham in the Development Office at j.graham@mgs.org or on 0161 224 7201 ext 243

Saturday 27 October 2018
OM Brunch in San Francisco 
Venue: Murray Circle Restaurant, Cavallo Point
Time: 12:00pm
For more information and to book, click here
 
Thursday 8 November 2018
Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture
Speaker: Dr Richard Benda
‘Second Generation's Stories in post-genocide Rwanda: From Guilt to Relevance'
Venue: MGS Theatre
Time 4:00pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45pm)
For more information and to book, click here.
 
Thursday 8 November 2018                                     
London Supper
Venue: Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese 
Time: 6:00pm
For more information and to book, click here.
 
Friday 9 November 2018 
MGS and The Great War Exhibition
This event is by invitation only.  
Invitations have been sent out already but please note there was an error with the date in the letter and the date is Friday 9 November.  
If you have not received an invitation and would like to attend please contact Jane Graham in the Development Office. 
 
Thursday 15 November 2018
Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture
Speaker: Dr Samantha Newbery
‘Methods for Countering Terrorism’
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 4:00pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45pm)
For more information and to book, click here.
 
Saturday 17 November 2018
Old Boys' Dinner
Venue: The Manchester Hall
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: £45 per head
For more information and to book, click here.
 
Thursday 22 November 2018              
OM Luncheon Club at MGS
Speaker: Dr Tony Bethell (OM 1950 – 57)
“A Chameleon from Manchester”
Time: 12:30pm for 1:00pm lunch
For more information and to book, click here.
 
Thursday 22 November 2018
Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture
Speaker: Dr Rob Drummond
‘Language and Identity - we are what we speak’
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 4:00pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45pm)
For more information and to book, click here.
 
Friday 30 November 2018                                       
OM Pub Evening
Venue: The Gas Works, Tony Wilson Square, Manchester
Time: 6:00pm
No need to book, just turn up. 
 
Thursday 13 December 2018              
OM Luncheon Club at MGS
Speaker: School Captain & Vice Captain
Time: 12:30pm for 1:00pm lunch
For more information and to book, click here.
 
Thursday 24 January 2019
Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture
Speaker: Lynn Robinson
‘My Journey to Being the First Female President of the British Mountaineering Council’
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 4:00pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45pm)
More details and booking will be available in the new year.
 
Monday 28 January 2019
Supper with the High Master following an OM update and Q&A
Venue: MGS 
Time: 6:00pm
For more information and to book, click here.
 
Wednesday 6 February 2019
Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture
Speaker: Dr Michael Hardman
‘Creating Sustainable Cities: The New for More Radical Greening’
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 4:00pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45pm)
More details and booking will be available in the new year.
 
Friday 8 February 2019                   
Founders’ & Benefactors’ Day
OMs are invited to attend the Cathedral Service which starts at 11:00am
 
Friday 15 February 2019           
PhilSoc 150th Anniversary Dinner
Venue: MGS
More details and booking available soon.
 
Thursday 28 February 2019
Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture
Speaker: Wajid Khan
‘Refugee: A Collective Responsibility'
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 4:00pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45pm)
More details and booking will be available in the new year.
 
Saturday 9 March 2019                                                   
ISOC Dinner
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 6:00pm
More details and booking available soon.
 
Thursday 14 March 2019                     
OM Luncheon Club at MGS
A performance by current MGS musicians 
Time: 12:30pm for 1:00pm lunch
More details and booking available soon.
 
Thursday 14 March 2019
Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture
Speaker: Dr Danielle Bewsher
‘Predicting Coronal Mass Ejections'
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 4:00pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45pm)
More details and booking will be available in the new year.
 
Thursday 21 March 2019                     
Chess Tournament at MGS
Time: 3:00pm
More details and booking available soon.
 
Wednesday 27 March 2019
Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture
Speaker: Marcus Bennison
'God's Anointed or the Devil's Brood? - The Toleration of Idiocy, Eccentricity and Incompetence in World Leaders in the Seventeenth Century' 
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 4:00pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45pm)
More details and booking will be available in the new year.
 
Sunday 31 March 2019                                  
JSOC Dinner
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 6.00pm
More details and booking available soon.
 
Monday 1 April 2019                                                  
Easter Concert
Venue: RNCM, Manchester
Time: 7:30pm, drinks reception from 6:30pm
More details and booking available soon.
 
Thursday 4 April 2019
Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture
Speaker: Ewan Fernie
‘Shakespeare and the Invention of the Modern City’
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 4:00pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45pm)
More details and booking will be available in the new year.
 
Friday 5 April 2019                  
OM Rugby, Football & Hockey Day
More details and booking available soon.
 
Thursday 2 May 2019
Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture
Speaker: Professor A C Grayling
‘Philosophy's Two Great Questions'
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 4:00pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45pm)
More details and booking will be available in the new year.
 
Saturday 11 May 2019               
1960s Decade Reunion Dinner and 1989, 1999 and 2009 Leavers Reunion Dinner
Venue: MGS
More details and booking available soon.
 
Thursday 16 May 2019
Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture
Speaker: Professor Vincent Lloyd
‘The Political Theology of Martin Luther King, Jr.'
Venue: MGS Memorial Hall
Time: 4:00pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45pm)
More details and booking will be available in the new year.
 
Monday 20 May 2019           
London Lunch with the High Master
Venue: TBC
Time: 12 noon for 12:30pm
More details and booking available soon.
 
Friday 24 May 2019        
MGS vs MCC Cricket and Lunch at MGS
Time: 11:00am
More details and booking available soon.
 
Friday 7 June 2019                      
OM Luncheon Club AGM at MGS
Speaker: Howard Read (OM 1968 - 75)
“Could you pass the entrance test today?” 
Time: 12:30pm for 1:00pm lunch
More details and booking available soon.
 
Friday 14 June 2019
Manchester Golf Day
Venue: TBC
Time: 9:00am breakfast, 10:00am tee-off 
More details and booking available soon.
 
Sunday 23 June 2019                                
Exeter Service and Lunch
Venue: Exeter Cathedral & The Mercure Hotel
More details and booking available soon.
 
Friday 28 June 2019                                            
OM Luncheon Club
Speaker: Michal Lowe, Academic Deputy Head, talks about her first year in office 
Time: 12:30pm for 1:00pm lunch 
More details and booking available soon.
 
Friday 28 June 2019                                  
Manchester Pub Evening
Venue: The Gas Works, Tony Wilson Square, Manchester
Time: 6:00pm
No need to book, just turn up. 
 
Tuesday 2 July 2019                                            
Woking Golf Day
Venue: Woking Golf Club
Time: 12:00pm lunch, 1:00pm tee-off
More details and booking available soon.